May we be blessed with good health, happiness, success, and abundance. May this home be a sacred dwelling for us and our children. May those who visit us feel peace and love. We decree that this home is now shielded from harm, illness, or misfortune.
No one religion lays claim to the house blessing rite, but it’s often associated with Christianity. A typical Christian blessing involves prayer and the sprinkling of holy water. But it can also involve a confession of sins and anointing entryways with oil. Other cultures have their own signature customs, too.
Oh, Great Spirit , whose voice I hear in the wind, whose breath gives life to all the world. Hear me; I need your strength and wisdom. Let me walk in beauty, and make my eyes ever behold the red and purple sunset. Make my hands respect the things you have made and my ears sharp to hear your voice.
Thank you for today’s sunrise, for the breath and life within me, and for all of your creations. Creator, hear my prayer , and honor my prayer . As the day begins with the rising sun, I ask, Spirit keeper of the East, Brother Eagle, Be with me. Fly high as you carry my prayers to the Creator.
Perform a Christian blessing . The blessing may be performed by an ordained priest or pastor, or by the owner of the house themselves. If you would prefer to have your house blessed by an ordained priest, invite him to your house to perform the blessing , and he will be happy to oblige.
Here is a simple prayer to say when using holy water : “By this holy water and by Your Precious Blood, wash away all my sins, O Lord. Amen.”
DOING A PRAYER WALK THROUGH TO CLEANSE YOUR HOME You can use scriptures or thank God for blessings or pray for protection over your home and family. While inside, pray over each doorway, walk throughout the room saying your prayer or scriptures, and then move to the next room until you are finished.
The most important thing is weekly Mass attendance and regular tithing, not a gift for the blessing . Subject: Re: How much do you give to the church for blessing your house ? I’ve been given anywhere from $50 to $200.
Buddhist Home Blessing Ceremony Soi Sin Ritual. The sprinkling of Lustral Water. Making Alms to Monks. Sprinkling Lustral Water Throughout the Home. Binding of Home with a White String. Making a White Mark at the Front Entrance.
Four Directions Prayer East. All good things come from the East The freshening wind brings warm rain and sunshine. South. The warming south winds bring new growth, gentle rain, healing sunshine. West. The sun sets in the West giving us glorious colors in our life. North. North winds sometimes bring stormy weather and snow.
The traditions of the Potawatomi honor the Four Directions of East, South, North and West during prayer, during ceremony and throughout the day. Each direction has unique significance. East is the direction from which light comes, and therefore the direction of illumination. It is the direction for birth and rebirth.
The Great Spirit is a conception of universal spiritual force, Supreme Being or God, and is known as Wakan Tanka among the Sioux, Gitche Manitou in Algonquian, and in many Native American (excluding Alaskan Natives ) and Aboriginal Canadian (specifically First Nations people).
Waste (wash tay) = Good! Huh =Yes. Hee ya = No. Slol wa yea shnee = I don’t know.
In Lakota it means “hello” in Kiowa it means “thank you,” and in Cherokee it is used at the end of a prayer similar to the use of “amen,” often accompanied by “Mitakuye Oyasin.” The use of this term has been adopted by some New Age groups and is said by a group following a statement by one person, indicating agreement.
A more common way to say “I love you” in Lakota Sioux is Tecihila (pronounced tay-chee-hee-lah), though, which means simply “I love you.” Or if you’re feeling more poetic, Cantecikiya (pronounced chawn-tay-chee-kee-yah), which means “my heart is inspired by you.” Iyakiciyuha isn’t all that romantic.